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Gao vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 9,768 km or 6,070 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 69.3° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 135.6° or SE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 21.9 °C (39.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.4 °C (27.7°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 272.3 mm (10.7 in) less which is equivalent to 272.3 l/m² (6.68 US gal/ft²) or 2,723,000 l/ha (291,107 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • There are 653 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 1h 47' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.3° higher in Gao than in Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.2°C (11.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Gao relative to Rapid City, South Dakota. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Rapid City, South Dakota vs Gao.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +30 (+54) +29 (+53) +26 (+48) +23 (+41) +16 (+29) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +16 (+28) +22 (+40) +27 (+49) +29 (+51) +22 (+40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+51) +29 (+52) +28 (+51) +25 (+46) +22 (+40) +17 (+30) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +17 (+31) +23 (+41) +26 (+47) +28 (+50) +22 (+39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+48) +27 (+49) +27 (+49) +25 (+45) +22 (+40) +18 (+32) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +19 (+35) +24 (+42) +25 (+46) +27 (+48) +22 (+40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) -12 (0) -24 (-1) -50 (-2) -75 (-3) -62 (-2) -9 (0) +18 (+1) -3 (0) -24 (-1) -12 (0) -11 (0) -272 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5.5 ( -18) -5.5 ( -19) -8.5 ( -27) -8.5 ( -28) -11 ( -35) -8 ( -27) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16)   -58 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 44' +3h 53' +2h 29' +1h 44' +1h 13' -0h 48' -1h 21' -1h 01' +0h 18' +2h 00' +4h 22' +4h 01'   +1h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 02' +1h 15' +0h 13' -0h 51' -1h 48' -2h 17' -2h 04' -1h 15' -0h 11' +0h 53' +1h 49' +2h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +27.7 +27.5 +27.7 +27.7 +19.8 +13.4 +19.3 +27.8 +27.9 +27.7 +27.7 +27.8   +25.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -46 -50 -50 -39 -31 -24 -1 +14 +1 -22 -38 -43   -27.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.4 (+12) +2.6 (+5) -0.8 (-1) -0.2 (0) +4.3 (+8) +5.2 (+9) +8.6 (+15) +13.8 (+25) +15.6 (+28) +8.9 (+16) +4 (+7) +6.3 (+11) +6.2 (+11)

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